Anoka, Minnesota

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Population in 2019: 17,549 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: -2.9%
 
Males: 8,521  (48.6%)
Females: 9,028  (51.4%)
Median resident age:

38.7 years
Minnesota median age:

38.4 years

Zip codes: 55303.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $59,416 (it was $42,659 in 2000)
Anoka:

$59,416
MN:

$74,593

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $34,803 (it was $21,367 in 2000)

Anoka city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $229,143 (it was $118,900 in 2000)
Anoka:

$229,143
MN:

$246,700

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $282,125; detached houses: $305,772; townhouses or other attached units: $205,897; in 2-unit structures: $237,545; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $173,505; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $163,651; mobile homes: $27,204

Median gross rent in 2019: $968.

March 2019 cost of living index in Anoka: 112.3 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 10.3%
(7.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 26.4% for Black residents, 25.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 22.0% for American Indian residents, 56.0% for other race residents, 32.6% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Anoka, MN (2019)
    • 14,46781.3%White alone
    • 1,4568.2%Black alone
    • 7814.4%Hispanic
    • 6223.5%Two or more races
    • 2841.6%Asian alone
    • 1160.7%American Indian alone
    • 180.1%Other race alone
    • 20.01%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

Races in Anoka detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Minnesota and other state lists, there were 4 registered sex offenders living in Anoka, Minnesota as of April 18, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Anoka is 4,391 to 1.


Crime rates in Anoka by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(5.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(5.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(5.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A15
(86.9)
16
(92.5)
17
(98.2)
8
(46.0)
8
(45.9)
10
(56.9)
4
(22.7)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
15
(84.6)
11
(63.2)
9
(52.4)
12
(69.8)
21
(121.2)
17
(98.4)
15
(86.4)
9
(52.1)
9
(52.0)
7
(40.4)
10
(57.5)
11
(63.1)
3
(17.1)
8
(45.5)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
27
(152.3)
16
(91.9)
17
(99.1)
21
(122.1)
21
(121.2)
15
(86.8)
16
(92.1)
13
(75.3)
27
(156.1)
12
(69.3)
17
(97.8)
22
(126.2)
14
(79.7)
32
(181.9)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
139
(784.2)
103
(591.5)
112
(652.6)
103
(598.7)
98
(565.7)
112
(648.4)
74
(426.1)
55
(318.5)
52
(300.7)
53
(306.3)
65
(373.8)
52
(298.2)
42
(239.0)
36
(204.7)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
628
(3,543)
659
(3,785)
684
(3,986)
609
(3,540)
627
(3,619)
730
(4,226)
634
(3,651)
487
(2,820)
486
(2,810)
554
(3,201)
492
(2,829)
433
(2,483)
326
(1,855)
259
(1,472)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
46
(259.5)
56
(321.6)
34
(198.1)
33
(191.8)
23
(132.8)
36
(208.4)
39
(224.6)
23
(133.2)
26
(150.3)
24
(138.7)
33
(189.8)
20
(114.7)
25
(142.3)
28
(159.2)
Arson
(per 100,000)
8
(45.1)
4
(23.0)
3
(17.5)
6
(34.9)
0
(0.0)
1
(5.8)
6
(34.5)
2
(11.6)
1
(5.8)
3
(17.3)
4
(23.0)
1
(5.7)
1
(5.7)
1
(5.7)
City-Data.com crime index354.5338.5352.1327.9338.7372.9321.1245.9266.3265.2239.6210.2168.9154.2

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Anoka, MN

Crime rate in Anoka detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 39 (29 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.65
Minnesota average:

1.71
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Ancestries: German (16.9%), American (12.5%), Norwegian (11.6%), Irish (5.5%), African (4.8%), Swedish (3.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1878

Elevation: 870 feet

Land area: 6.67 square miles.

Population density: 2,630 people per square mile   (average).

Anoka, Minnesota map

1,091 residents are foreign born (1.9% Latin America, 1.7% Africa, 1.1% Europe, 1.0% Asia).

This city:

6.1%
Minnesota:

8.5%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $2,339 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $2,560 (1.1%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Coon Rapids, MN (4.4 miles , pop. 61,607).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (17.5 miles , pop. 382,618).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (368.7 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Champlin, MN (1.5 miles ),
Coon Rapids, MN (2.1 miles ),
Dayton, MN (2.1 miles ),
Andover, MN (2.2 miles ),
Ramsey, MN (2.2 miles ),
Osseo, MN (2.4 miles ),
Maple Grove, MN (2.7 miles ),
Brooklyn Park, MN (2.7 miles )

Latitude: 45.20 N, Longitude: 93.39 W

Nickname or alias (official or unofficial): Halloween Capital of the World

Daytime population change due to commuting: +7,652 (+43.0%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,115 (24.0%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 763

Distribution of median household income in Anoka, MN in 2019
Distribution of house value in Anoka, MN in 2019
Anoka satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 74 buildings, average cost: $91,100
  • 1998: 65 buildings, average cost: $87,400
  • 1999: 20 buildings, average cost: $110,600
  • 2000: 9 buildings, average cost: $103,000
  • 2001: 17 buildings, average cost: $157,200
  • 2002: 30 buildings, average cost: $136,500
  • 2003: 39 buildings, average cost: $150,900
  • 2004: 35 buildings, average cost: $151,500
  • 2005: 40 buildings, average cost: $126,400
  • 2006: 10 buildings, average cost: $154,400
  • 2007: 1 building, cost: $195,000
  • 2008: 2 buildings, average cost: $155,000
  • 2009: 2 buildings, average cost: $373,000
  • 2010: 3 buildings, average cost: $151,000
  • 2011: 2 buildings, average cost: $125,000
  • 2012: 4 buildings, average cost: $147,500
  • 2013: 11 buildings, average cost: $323,500
  • 2014: 24 buildings, average cost: $380,400
  • 2015: 26 buildings, average cost: $300,300
  • 2016: 20 buildings, average cost: $384,400
  • 2017: 40 buildings, average cost: $322,700
  • 2018: 36 buildings, average cost: $234,400
  • 2019: 1 building, cost: $183,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Anoka, MN residents
Average permit cost in Anoka, MN
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

4.0%
Minnesota:

3.9%
Historical population in Anoka, MN
Historical housing units in Anoka, MN

Population change in the 1990s: +813 (+4.7%).
Most common industries in Anoka, MN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (7.9%)
  • Educational services (7.7%)
  • Construction (7.6%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.6%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.6%)
  • Metal & metal products (4.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.4%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (12.9%)
  • Metal & metal products (6.4%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.4%)
  • Machinery (4.9%)
  • Educational services (4.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.0%)
  • Public administration (3.9%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (14.4%)
  • Educational services (11.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.8%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.8%)
  • Social assistance (5.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.9%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (4.4%)
Most common occupations in Anoka, MN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.8%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.0%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.2%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.1%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7.1%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.1%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.9%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.7%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.2%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.1%)
  • Computer specialists (3.5%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (7.0%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.3%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.3%)
  • Child care workers (4.0%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (3.8%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.8%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (3.7%)

Average climate in Anoka, Minnesota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Anoka, Minnesota environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 PM10 PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 81.1. This is about average.

City:

81.1
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.243. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.243
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 8.55. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 9.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.55
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.571. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 9.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.571
U.S.:

1.789
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 15.9. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 9.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

15.9
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 7.96. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.96
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2010 was 0.00258. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00258
U.S.:

0.00984

Tornado activity:

Anoka-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Minnesota state average. It is 21% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/19/1951, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 2.2 miles away from the Anoka city center killed one person and injured 20 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 7/3/1983, a category F4 tornado 3.5 miles away from the city center injured 4 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Anoka-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Minnesota state average. It is 54% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 132.8 miles away from the city center
On 6/5/1993 at 01:24:53, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 144.7 miles away from Anoka center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 303.7 miles away from the city center
On 10/20/1995 at 15:57:18, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 173.4 miles away from the city center
On 2/9/1994 at 08:45:35, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 80.0 miles away from Anoka center
On 11/3/2002 at 20:41:56, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 321.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Anoka County (12) is smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 4, Tornadoes: 3, Drought: 1, Fire: 1, Hurricane: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Anoka topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Anoka:

  • ANOKA-METRO REG TREATMENT CTR (provides emergency services, 3301 SEVENTH AVE NORTH)
  • ANOKA CARE CENTER (1040 MADISON STREET)
  • ANOKA MAPLE MANOR CARE CTR (1040 MADISON ST)
  • GOLDEN LIVINGCENTER - TWIN RIVERS (305 FREMONT STREET)
  • TWIN RIVERS CARE CENTER (305 FREMONT ST)

Amtrak station near Anoka:

  • 20 miles: ST. PAUL/MINNEAPOLIS (ST. PAUL, 730 TRANSFER RD.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand.

College/University in Anoka:

  • Anoka Technical College (Full-time enrollment: 1,602; Location: 1355 Highway 10 West; Public; Website: www.anokatech.edu)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Anoka:

  • Anoka-Ramsey Community College (about 3 miles; Coon Rapids, MN; Full-time enrollment: 5,918)
  • North Hennepin Community College (about 7 miles; Brooklyn Park, MN; FT enrollment: 4,943)
  • Hennepin Technical College (about 8 miles; Brooklyn Park, MN; FT enrollment: 4,515)
  • Bethel University (about 16 miles; Saint Paul, MN; FT enrollment: 4,061)
  • University of Northwestern-St Paul (about 16 miles; Saint Paul, MN; FT enrollment: 2,680)
  • Walden University (about 17 miles; Minneapolis, MN; FT enrollment: 62,473)
  • Minneapolis Community and Technical College (about 17 miles; Minneapolis, MN; FT enrollment: 6,726)

Public high schools in Anoka:

  • ANOKA HIGH SCHOOL (Location: 3939 N 7TH AVE, Grades: 9-12)
  • ANOKA-HENNEPIN SPECIALTY PROGRAM (Location: 2727 FERRY ST N, Grades: 6-12)
  • SECONDARY TECHNICAL ED PROG S.T.E.P (Location: 1353 W HWY 10, Grades: 10-12)
  • STEP AHEAD HIGH SCHOOL (Location: 1353 WEST HIGHWAY 10, Grades: 9-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Anoka:

  • FRANKLIN ELEMENTARY (Location: 215 W MAIN ST, Grades: KG-5)
  • LINCOLN ELEMENTARY (Location: 540 S ST, Grades: KG-5)
  • ANOKA MIDDLE SCHOOL FOR THE ARTS (Location: 1523 5TH AVE S, Grades: 6-8)
  • RAMSEY ELEMENTARY (Location: 15100 NOWTHEN BLVD, Grades: 1-5)
  • WILSON ELEMENTARY (Location: 1025 SUNNY LN N, Grades: KG-5)

Private elementary/middle schools in Anoka:

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Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Anoka: Greenhaven Country Club (A), Anoka - Champlin Fire Department Station 1 (B), Anoka Metro Regional Technical Center (C), Anoka County Courthouse (D), Anoka City Hall (E), Anoka - Metro Regional Treatment Center (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Anoka: Anoka Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemeteries: Oakwood Cemetery (1), Anoka State Hospital Cemetery (2), Calvary Cemetery (3), Forest Hill Cemetery (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

River: Rum River (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Anoka include: Ehlen Park (1), Elm Street Park (2), Goodrich Park (3), Green Park (4), Highland Park (5), Northside Park (6), Park Street Park (7), Ward Park (8), King Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Anoka County Historical-Genealogical Society (Museums; 2135 3rd Avenue), Arena Gaming (Amusement & Theme Parks; 6451 McKinley Street Northwest).

Hotels: Pierce Motel (1520 South Ferry Road), Comfort Suites Ramsey (6440 US 10 West), Super 8 Motel (1129 West Main Street).

Court: Minnesota State Offices - Judicial District Administrator (408 East Main).

Birthplace of: Garrison Keillor - (born 1942), writer, Gretchen Carlson - Television news anchor, Richard K. Sorenson - Marine Corps Medal of Honor recipient, Todd Dusosky - Soccer player, Troy Dusosky - Soccer player, Elmer Brandell - Baseball player, Sean Nienow - Politician, Steve Alley - Ice hockey player, Dick Wildung - Football player, Herbert Funk Goodrich - Judge.

Anoka County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Anoka and their reported violations in the past:

ANOKA (Address: 2015 First Avenue North , Population served: 17,849, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-20-2009 and MAY-23-2011, Contaminant: Gross Alpha, Excl. Radon and U. Follow-up actions: St Compliance Meeting conducted (OCT-26-2009), St Public Notif requested (OCT-26-2009), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-26-2009), St Public Notif received (DEC-10-2009), St BCA signed (FEB-10-2010), St Public Notif received (MAR-11-2010), St Compliance achieved (MAY-23-2011), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (MAY-23-2011)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-01-2006 and DEC-17-2009, Contaminant: Combined Radium (-226 and -228). Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (DEC-26-2006), St Compliance Meeting conducted (DEC-26-2006), St Public Notif requested (DEC-26-2006), St Public Notif received (JAN-17-2007), St BCA signed (FEB-23-2007), St Public Notif received (10 times from APR-16-2007 to SEP-29-2009), St Public Notif requested (OCT-26-2009), St Public Notif received (DEC-10-2009), St Compliance achieved (DEC-17-2009), St BCA signed (FEB-10-2010), St Public Notif received (MAR-11-2010), St BCA signed (MAY-23-2011)
BAR NONE RANCH (Address: 22426 St. Francis Boulevard , Population served: 60, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
ENGELS APARTMENTS (Address: 1845 South Ferry Street, #106 , Population served: 33, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - In JAN-01-2014, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (2 times from DEC-03-2013 to DEC-11-2013), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-11-2014), St Public Notif requested (FEB-11-2014), St Public Notif received (MAR-04-2014)
Average household size:
This city:

2.3 people
Minnesota:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

59.5%
Whole state:

64.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

9.1%
Whole state:

6.9%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

People in group quarters in Anoka in 2010:

  • 199 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 164 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 97 people in hospitals with patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 65 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 54 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 46 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 15 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals and psychiatric units in other hospitals
  • 3 people in other noninstitutional facilities

People in group quarters in Anoka in 2000:

  • 380 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 195 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 77 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 52 people in nursing homes
  • 40 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 21 people in hospitals or wards for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 8 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 8 people in religious group quarters
  • 7 people in halfway houses

Banks with branches in Anoka (2011 data):

  • U.S. Bank National Association: Anoka Branch, Ramsey Commons Branch, Anoka - 7th Avenue Drive-In Branch. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $330,470.8 mil, Deposits: $236,091.5 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, 3121 total offices, Holding Company: U.S. Bancorp
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Anoka Motor Bank Branch at 215 Golf Street, branch established on 1975/11/17; Anoka Branch at 2015 Third Avenue, branch established on 1931/05/11. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • The First National Bank of Elk River: Anoka Branch at 1121 West Highway 10, branch established on 1992/05/01. Info updated 2011/06/02: Bank assets: $309.8 mil, Deposits: $236.1 mil, headquarters in Maple Lake, MN, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 5 total offices, Holding Company: First National Financial Services Inc.
  • TCF National Bank: Anoka Branch at 405 East Main Street, branch established on 1923/01/01. Info updated 2009/11/23: Bank assets: $19,007.0 mil, Deposits: $12,377.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 441 total offices, Holding Company: Tcf Financial Corporation

For population 15 years and over in Anoka:

Marital status in Anoka, MN
  • Never married: 32.9%
  • Now married: 45.1%
  • Separated: 1.4%
  • Widowed: 7.6%
  • Divorced: 13.0%

For population 25 years and over in Anoka:

  • High school or higher: 93.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 25.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.5%
  • Unemployed: 3.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.5 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.1
Minnesota average:

10.6

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Anoka
Presidential Elections Results

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Neighborhood in Anoka (Anoka, Minnesota Neighborhood Map):

Religion statistics for Anoka, MN (based on Anoka County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic75,53512
Evangelical Protestant49,709109
Mainline Protestant36,54933
Other2,17912
Orthodox1953
None166,677-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 32
Anoka County:

0.98 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

1.83 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
This county:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 14
Anoka County:

0.43 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

0.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 109
Anoka County:

3.35 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.90 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 125
Here:

3.84 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.98 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

6.8%
Minnesota:

6.5%
Adult obesity rate:
Anoka County:

27.7%
Minnesota:

25.9%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

12.6%
State:

13.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

49.1%
Minnesota:

49.3%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

45.5%
State:

46.1%

Average BMI:
Anoka:

28.7
Minnesota:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

21.0%
State:

21.5%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

11.4%
Minnesota:

10.1%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Anoka:

6.8
Minnesota:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

32.3%
Minnesota:

33.2%

General health condition:
This city:

56.7%
State:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Anoka:

78.6%
Minnesota:

78.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Anoka, MN Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2019)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 38$264,920$83,65912$19,406
Other and Unallocable 13$67,562$62,36516$15,838
Electric Power 12$102,585$102,5851$666
Parks and Recreation 11$82,705$90,2247$3,631
Streets and Highways 9$65,512$87,3490$0
Other Government Administration 8$55,800$83,7008$9,266
Financial Administration 6$31,776$63,5521$3,681
Sewerage 3$17,441$69,7640$0
Water Supply 3$23,956$95,8240$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 2$15,261$91,5660$0
Welfare 0$0 6$5,046
Totals for Government 105$727,519$83,14551$57,535

Anoka government finances - Expenditure in 2018 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $4,701,000 ($267.88)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $26,664,000 ($1519.40)
    Police Protection: $5,101,000 ($290.67)
    Liquor Stores: $4,259,000 ($242.69)
    Parks and Recreation: $3,222,000 ($183.60)
    Sewerage: $2,254,000 ($128.44)
    General - Other: $2,216,000 ($126.28)
    Regular Highways: $1,457,000 ($83.02)
    Water Utilities: $1,325,000 ($75.50)
    Local Fire Protection: $624,000 ($35.56)
    Financial Administration: $590,000 ($33.62)
    Solid Waste Management: $410,000 ($23.36)
    Housing and Community Development: $147,000 ($8.38)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $107,000 ($6.10)
    Central Staff Services: $95,000 ($5.41)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $608,000 ($34.65)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $2,148,000 ($122.40)
    Regular Highways: $1,700,000 ($96.87)
    Electric Utilities: $1,578,000 ($89.92)
    Water Utilities: $863,000 ($49.18)
    Parks and Recreation: $436,000 ($24.84)
    Sewerage: $422,000 ($24.05)
    Liquor Stores: $122,000 ($6.95)
    Police Protection: $88,000 ($5.01)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $9,000 ($0.51)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $1,000 ($0.06)

Anoka government finances - Revenue in 2018 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $2,252,000 ($128.33)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,063,000 ($60.57)
    Other: $980,000 ($55.84)
    Regular Highways: $951,000 ($54.19)
    Solid Waste Management: $347,000 ($19.77)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $74,000 ($4.22)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $62,000 ($3.53)
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $938,000 ($53.45)
    General Revenue - Other: $632,000 ($36.01)
    Interest Earnings: $116,000 ($6.61)
    Fines and Forfeits: $105,000 ($5.98)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $29,433,000 ($1677.19)
    Liquor Stores: $4,610,000 ($262.69)
    Water Utilities: $2,585,000 ($147.30)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $2,359,000 ($134.42)
    General Local Government Support: $1,691,000 ($96.36)
    Other: $337,000 ($19.20)
  • Tax - Property: $6,886,000 ($392.39)
    Public Utilities Sales: $1,315,000 ($74.93)
    Other License: $511,000 ($29.12)
    Other Selective Sales: $14,000 ($0.80)

Anoka government finances - Debt in 2018 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $13,429,000 ($765.23)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $10,820,000 ($616.56)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,609,000 ($148.67)
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $1,535,000 ($87.47)
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $1,535,000 ($87.47)

Anoka government finances - Cash and Securities in 2018 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $17,906,000 ($1020.34)

7.57% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($50,464 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.57%
Minnesota average:

7.10%

0.16% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,124 average AGI)
Anoka County:

0.16%
Minnesota average:

0.03%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Hennepin County, MN  2.62% ($46,771 average AGI)
from Ramsey County, MN  1.41% ($52,333)
from Washington County, MN  0.36% ($59,176)


7.36% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($56,583 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.36%
Minnesota average:

7.17%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($223 average AGI)
Anoka County:

0.03%
Minnesota average:

0.04%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Hennepin County, MN  2.31% ($51,823 average AGI)
to Ramsey County, MN  1.19% ($51,292)
to Sherburne County, MN  0.39% ($61,166)
Businesses in Anoka, MN
NameCountNameCount
AutoZone1Kmart1
CVS1McDonald's1
Caribou Coffee1New Balance1
Chevrolet1Pizza Hut1
Curves1Subway2
Dairy Queen2Taco Bell1
Domino's Pizza1U-Haul1
FedEx2UPS3
H&R Block2Vans1
Hardee's1Walgreens2
KFC1Wendy's1

Strongest AM radio stations in Anoka:

  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • KSTP (1500 AM; 50 kW; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: KSTP-AM, LLC (DELAWARE))
  • KLBP (1470 AM; 5 kW; BROOKLYN PARK, MN; Owner: 1400, INC.)
  • KTIS (900 AM; 25 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • WCTS (1030 AM; 50 kW; MAPLEWOOD, MN; Owner: CNTL. BAPT. THEO/AL SEMI MINNEAPOLIS)
  • KFAN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KUOM (770 AM; daytime; 5 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN)
  • KDIZ (1440 AM; 5 kW; GOLDEN VALLEY, MN; Owner: KQRS, INC.)
  • WWTC (1280 AM; 5 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KYCR (1570 AM; 4 kW; GOLDEN VALLEY, MN; Owner: COMMON GROUND BROADCASTING COMPANY,)
  • WMNN (1330 AM; 10 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO.)
  • WDGY (630 AM; 8 kW; HUDSON, WI; Owner: 630 RADIO, INCORPORATED)
  • KSMM (1530 AM; 9 kW; SHAKOPEE, MN; Owner: STARBOARD BROADCASTING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Anoka:

  • KQQL (107.9 FM; ANOKA, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KJZI (100.3 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KTCZ-FM (97.1 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KNOW-FM (91.1 FM; MINNEAPOLIS-ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WLTE (102.9 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • KSTP-FM (94.5 FM; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: KSTP-FM, LLC, A DELAWARE LLC)
  • KEEY-FM (102.1 FM; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KTIS-FM (98.5 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KDWB-FM (101.3 FM; RICHFIELD, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KQRS-FM (92.5 FM; GOLDEN VALLEY, MN; Owner: KQRS, Inc.)
  • KSJN (99.5 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • KXXR (93.7 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: KQRS, INC.)
  • WFMP (107.1 FM; COON RAPIDS, MN; Owner: WFMP-FM, LLC)
  • K214DF (90.7 FM; GOLDEN VALLEY, MN; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KBEM-FM (88.5 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: BD. OF EDUCATION, S.S.D. NO. 1)
  • KFAI (90.3 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: FRESH AIR, INC.)
  • WXPT (104.1 FM; ST. LOUIS PARK, MN; Owner: THE AUDIO HOUSE, INC.)
  • KLCI (106.1 FM; ELK RIVER, MN; Owner: MILESTONE RADIO LLC)
  • WLKX-FM (95.9 FM; FOREST LAKE, MN; Owner: LAKES BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WCAL (89.3 FM; NORTHFIELD, MN; Owner: ST. OLAF COLLEGE)

TV broadcast stations around Anoka:

  • KARE (Channel 11; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: MULTIMEDIA HOLDINGS CORPORATION)
  • KSTP-TV (Channel 5; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: HUBBARD BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KMSP-TV (Channel 9; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • KTCA-TV (Channel 2; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: TWIN CITIES PUBLIC TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WCCO-TV (Channel 4; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • KSTC-TV (Channel 45; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: HUBBARD BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KTCI-TV (Channel 17; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: TWIN CITIES PUBLIC TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KMWB (Channel 23; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: KLGT LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WFTC (Channel 29; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • KPXM (Channel 41; ST. CLOUD, MN; Owner: PAXSON MINNEAPOLIS LICENSE, INC.)
  • K07UI (Channel 7; MINNEAPOLIS, ETC., MN; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • K58BS (Channel 58; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • K67HG (Channel 67; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • K19ER (Channel 19; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: CATHOLIC VIEWS BROADCASTS, INC.)
  • W62BD (Channel 62; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • K14KH (Channel 14; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WBWX-CA (Channel 13; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)

Medal of Honor Recipients

Medal of Honor Recipient born in Anoka: Richard Keith Sorenson.

Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Anoka fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 20Number of bridges
  • 364ft / 111mTotal length
  • $1,539,999,000Total costs
  • 633,025Total average daily traffic
  • 23,671Total average daily truck traffic
  • 416,724Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic
New bridges in Anoka, MN - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11920-1929
  • 11940-1949
  • 111960-1969
  • 41980-1989
  • 21990-1999
  • 12000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Anoka, MN
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Anoka)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 64 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Anoka, MN)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 20 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 15 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 133 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Anoka)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 19 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Anoka)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 4 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED136$136,96160$125,559248$149,78014$38,2572$359,89017$72,4940$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED5$123,7729$172,58027$158,0742$78,6950$01$89,0000$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED13$126,0319$91,66191$156,67910$68,6060$02$90,5001$7,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN12$144,52712$172,51855$154,6863$131,3730$03$92,0000$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$148,9555$154,06440$137,5213$57,4900$02$197,9400$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0504.00 , 0505.01, 0505.04, 0505.05

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 4 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED10$151,0354$170,3930$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED3$206,5030$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$159,9501$170,0000$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$179,0301$201,9402$190,485

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0504.00 , 0505.01, 0505.04, 0505.05

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Anoka, MN
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Anoka, MN - Value

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 55. The highest number of reported fires - 80 took place in 2006, and the least - 35 in 2015. The data has a declining trend.
    Fire incident types in Anoka, MN When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (45.3%), and Outside Fires (31.5%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Anoka, MN
    • 42745.3%Structure Fires
    • 29731.5%Outside Fires
    • 19821.0%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 212.2%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Anoka, MN
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Anoka, MN
  • 92.2%Utility gas
  • 4.7%Electricity
  • 1.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.1%Wood
  • 0.1%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Anoka, MN
  • 64.8%Utility gas
  • 24.7%Electricity
  • 5.0%No fuel used
  • 2.3%Other fuel
  • 1.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.


Anoka compared to Minnesota state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.

Anoka on our top lists:

  • #67 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards (population 1,000+)"
  • #22 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #24 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that exercised in the past month"
  • #31 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest carbon monoxide air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
  • #33 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #37 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
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